The only distributor of films exclusively featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

INDEPENDENCE

33 Giri

DIRECTED BY RICCARDO DI GERLANDO
13 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2014 / ITALY

A man with Down syndrome dreams of reviving his dead mother.

3rd Son, Fourth Brother

Directed by Cam Lasley
2.5 min / music video / 2009 / USA

Cameron Lasley was born in 1982 with Down syndrome, and in those first days, pediatricians didn’t know whether he would walk or talk or do anything other kids do. These days, “Laz D” does more than walk and talk. He struts and raps.

46/47

Directed by Nadine Heinze & Marc Dietschreit
8 min / narrative / 2011 / Germany

Daniel is different. He only has 46 chromosomes where 47 should be. In this reality everyone has Down Syndrome, and those who don’t are considered handicapped.

A Crack in Everything

DIRECTED BY MARTIN O’DONOGHUE
21 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2014 / IRELAND

Maeve and Billy’s love is separated by the Belfast Peace Lines. Is love stronger than division?

A GOOD LIFE TOO

Directed by Joseph LeBaron & Travis Pitcher
4 min / documentary / 2013 / USA

When he was a toddler, Alonzo Clemons suffered a brain injury. It forever changed the way he learns and communicates but also the way he interprets the world around him.

You can learn more about Alonzo Clemons’s work at www.alonzoclemons.com.

A Life with Asperger’s

DIRECTED BY JAMIE EKKENS
4 MIN / ANIMATION-DOC / 2013 / USA

Explore the challenges of growing up and living with Asperger’s syndrome. Asperger’s is not simply “being a little awkward,” rather it is about adapting to one’s limitations.

A STILL JACKET

Directed by Ramon Giger
77 min / documentary / 2010 / Switzerland / German with English Subtitles

We follow Roman and Xaver through their daily routine on a farm. The drama between them revolves around the educational use of a chainsaw.

Acting Normal

DIRECTED BY GREG BYERS
35 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2009 / USA

A performing arts studio for adults with developmental disabilities changes the perception of Hollywood casting agents and producers to hire these trained actors to play characters with disabilities in film and television.

Against the Fence – The Riley Campbell Story

Directed by Kurt Richter
19 min / documentary / 2011 / USA

Riley was brutally beaten in a bias crime because of his developmental disability. This is a story about his recovery and his own participation in bringing justice to his life.

ANDREW

DIRECTED BY JONATHAN ADAMSON & SHANNON DOTY
4 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / USA

Andrew is somewhat verbal and can do most basic self-care tasks, such as bathing and clothing himself. He craves the same independence that his brother and older sister enjoy; however, lack of programming for autistic adults makes transitioning to independent living out of reach.